2012 December 17 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Holiday Book Sale

Saturday, Dec. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 23 (Mondays through Thursdays, 10 – 8; Fridays 10 – 6; Saturdays, 10 – 5, Sundays 1- 5).
The library’s holiday book sale in the gallery is a seasonal delight. Bargains can be found – most of the items are new or like-new condition, making a terrific opportunity for holiday gift-giving. Items include books, unopened CDs and DVDs, children’s books and a huge assortment of art books. As items are sold, new ones appear daily, thanks to the hard-working book sale volunteers, who always seem to have an un-ending supply of tantalizing offerings. All sales support the library. Open during regular library hours through Dec. 23

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Good Reads, Great Kids

Monday, Dec. 17, 4 – 4:45 p.m.
Children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents will have the opportunity to meet and discuss books as a group in this monthly book club. For this session children are invited to bring a book that they have read recently to talk about in this group setting. In addition to personal selections, we will all discuss the book Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse by George Selden. Snacks will be provided and a craft will be made. Grades 2 and 3; parents and guardians must be present. Sponsored by the Sherman Family Fund.

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Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Carmelo Midili

Monday, Dec. 17, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
December brings Carmelo Midili to the Weir Farm artist in residency program. He has been using abandoned paintings on canvas to create sculptures Through his work, Carmelo likes to give homage to failure. He likes to engage the public to honor the importance of failing and taking risks in life. In this particular case, he explores the importance of the artist to fail at painting. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library.  Registration suggested.

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